Fresno County students win awards at California State Science Fair

The Fresno BeeMay 1, 2014 

Twelve students from Fresno County won awards at the 2014 California State Science Fair that was held April 28-29 at the California Science Center in Los Angeles.

Three students from Sanger Unified School District and a student from Clovis Unified School District earned special recognition awards. They were sixth-graders Haidyn Washburn and Natalie White from Quail Lake Environmental Charter School, seventh-grader Bailee Poole from Washington Academic Middle School and seventh-grader Tyler Robertson from Kastner Intermediate School.

In the junior division, Natalie won first place in earth and planetary sciences and Tyler won honorable mention in applied mechanics. Other winners in the junior division were Washington Academic Middle School eighth graders Andee Poole, second place in plant biology, and Hannah Steagall, honorable mention in earth and planetary sciences.

Senior division winners were Clovis North junior George Morgan, second place in electronics and electromagnetics; University High sophomore Beatrice Choi, third place in chemistry; Clovis West sophomore Ray Huang, third place in plant biology; Clovis North junior Japmeet Sandhu and sophomore Ashima Thusu, honorable mention in mammalian biology; and Clovis North sophomore Onkar Sandhu, honorable mention in mammalian biology.

In addition, junior Meredith Madison of Monache High in Porterville Unified won an honorable mention in plant biology.

The reporter can be reached at (559) 441-6659 or npearl@fresnobee.com.

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